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Lisa Graham

Lisa Graham

Dr. Lisa Graham, Engineer and Business leader

OfficeBend, OR

Serves through June 30, 2018
Board of Trustees Chair
Executive Committee Chair

Dr. Lisa Graham is CEO and founder of Alkemy Innovation, Inc. an engineering company that provides technical services and consulting while also developing science-based software solutions that provide specific technical direction and guidance from "big data." The company focus is on the brewing, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. She is also a co-founder of Black Canyon Woodworks, a family owned enterprise in Bend, Oregon. Her strong business background was developed through her leadership roles with various companies (n-Link/PARADIGM, Bend Research, Union Carbide) as the COO, Senior Vice President, CEO, and Chief Scientist.

Dr. Graham currently serves on Oregon State University’s Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering (CBEE) Department’s Industrial Advisory Board (2007 – Present); Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) President’s Advisory Council (PAC) (2010 – Present); Oregon STEM Access and Success Task Force (June 2012 – Present); and STEM Investment Council. She served on the State Board of Higher Education (May 2014 – June 30, 2015) and Oregon University System's Engineering and Technology Industry Council (ETIC) (2008 - 2014).

Dr. Graham has a B.S. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Oregon State University.